Florida Power & Light Company has an opportunity for an experienced communicator who is passionate about sharing our company’s terrific story with stakeholders through creative, compelling and innovative communications.
As part of the corporate communications team, this professional will develop and execute strategic communication plans in support of corporate and financial communication initiatives. As part of the corporate communications team, this teammate will be responsible for developing news releases, talking points, presentations and other materials to enhance corporate reputation and communicate financial and business performance to national, financial and trade media, shareholders and investors, customers, employees and other key stakeholders. In addition, this team member will be responsible for developing communication strategies and materials in support of, but not limited to, quarterly financial results, environmental, social and governance matters, corporate reports, corporate web content and major corporate initiatives. This team member also will serve as a corporate spokesperson for financial and corporate matters. This team member will serve as a trusted and strategic communications partner and advisor to the investor relations, finance and treasury teams, among others, as well as support emergent communications needs and other business priorities, as required.
This team member should have strong understanding of business, financial communications, corporate reputation and issues management. An exceptional writer and editor, this team member is required to translate complex information into clear, compelling messages. The team uses AP style for all written communications. The team member should also be tech savvy and have the ability to create content across multiple communication channels and formats, including written (AP style), digital and video. The team uses a variety of technologies (Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Acoustic/WCA email system, HTML/JAVA and more) to create and publish communications.
Other Tasks Include:
Develops strategic communications plans and related materials to support corporate and financial objectives and priorities, particularly quarterly financial results and other financial-related matters, environmental social and governance topics and corporate reputation messaging.
Serves as company spokesperson for corporate and financial media inquiries.
Leads the development of the company’s environmental, social and governance report and messaging.
Serves as a member of our daily news clips team, analyzing and compiling news articles of interest to the company.
Interfaces with business unit leadership, subject matter experts and business process owners.
Learns about the business and the initiatives and priorities of teams supported to become a trusted and knowledgeable communications partner and advisor.
Creates and deploys content across multiple channels and formats, including written, video and digital.
Uses content management platforms and digital communication platforms.
Manages multiple projects with accountability and ownership to deliver superior results.
Supports development and execution of emergent crisis communications, including storm support.
Uses research and audience insight to develop communication plans, materials and tactics.
Tracks performance and progress using quantifiable metrics and regularly reports results to key stakeholders.
Collaborates with team members and others to develop projects, gather feedback and provide input.
Uses team’s project management tool for requesting, scheduling and tracking work.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Five or more years relevant experience; experience related to financial, corporate, corporate transactions and crisis communications, preferably in an agency setting; energy/utility experience strongly preferred
Bachelor’s degree in related field (journalism, communication, English, marketing, liberal arts, public relations, advertising, information technology, business, political science, etc.); MBA preferred
Excellent writing, verbal, editing, presentation and overall communication skills
Expected to demonstrate communication expertise through writing and editing tests, including strong knowledge of AP style
Expertise in the development and disciplined execution of strategic communication plans and using research and audience insight to develop key messages
Ability to understand and translate complex and technical information into messaging for various audiences; experience with information technology, cybersecurity and/or digital initiatives preferred
Exceptional project management and execution
Professional experience with Adobe CQ, Adobe Creative Cloud, Acoustic/WCA email system preferred
Ability to remain flexible and adaptable to meet the demands of internal clients and demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for their business
Talent for creative thinking and problem-solving
Ability to multitask and maintain high performance under extreme pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
This job is responsible for assisting with projects from the earliest stages of concept and development through to successful completion on time, on budget and as measured by achievement of metrics. Employees in this role are expected to work with a high degree of initiative and independence in anticipating client needs, developing communication solutions that further the business objectives, and ensuring their successful implementation. This position serves as a key contributor on the team in a broad range of communications activities as assigned.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Delivers strategic communication planning, message development, writing, using research and analytics to drive planning and messaging • Improves processes to ensure quality and timely execution of initiatives • Builds and maintains great relationships with clients and co-workers • Tracks performance and progress using quantifiable metrics • Communicates frequently with cross-functional groups • Works at both business unit and corporate levels • Interfaces with business unit leadership and business process owners • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Effective Written Communications • Effective Verbal Communications • High School Grad / GED • Bachelor's - Sciences • Bachelor's - Arts • Experience:5+ years
Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Marketing/Communications Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: No
About NextEra Energy
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.2 billion, operates approximately 46,790 megawatts of net generating capacity and employs approximately 14,000 people in 33 states and Canada as of year-end 2017. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 5 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2018 list of "World's Most Admired... Companies." For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.